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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Closed-Circuit Television Systems

Thomas Byrne

6. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the roll-out of community-based CCTV schemes nationwide. [47678/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Junior Cycle Reform

Thomas Byrne

30. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he is satisfied that there is now no school-based oral examination of the Irish syllabus at junior cycle. [47776/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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European Court of Human Rights Judgments

Thomas Byrne

32. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the reforms of the ex gratia scheme established in July 2015 in view of the O'Keeffe case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47777/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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DEIS Scheme

Thomas Byrne

38. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure equality of access for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47467/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Contractors

Thomas Byrne

74. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the cost of remediation works for schools built by a company (details supplied) at which structural issues were identified. [47466/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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School Transport Administration

Thomas Byrne

94. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the actions he will take to reform the school transport system in view of comments by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform that the entire scheme needed to be reviewed to create a sustainable, evidence-based policy which delivers on its core objective; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47464/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Projects

Thomas Byrne

95. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide extra secondary school places in Dunshaughlin, County Meath. [47468/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Schools Reduced Timetables

Thomas Byrne

98. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to introduce legislation to address the inappropriate use of reduced timetables; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47465/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Census of Population Data

Thomas Byrne

106. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Taoiseach the population figures for County Meath. [47162/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Home Tuition Scheme Administration

Thomas Byrne

154. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he requested the NCSE not to sign-off home tuition forms in August and September 2019 pending the completion of new guidelines; if this impacted on the start dates of home tuition for students; the number of students affected; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47213/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Teacher Retirements

Thomas Byrne

156. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the actions taken to date to address errors in the estimated number of teachers retiring or leaving the system per year; the subsequent cost incurred; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47219/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Teaching Council of Ireland

Thomas Byrne

157. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of fitness to teach complaints received to date in 2019. [47220/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Teacher Data

Thomas Byrne

158. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of teachers and principals on administrative leave with full pay; the reason this is the case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47221/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Broadband Service Provision

Thomas Byrne

159. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the total spent by schools on the provision of broadband to the end of quarter 3 in 2019. [47222/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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School Discipline

Thomas Byrne

160. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the development of guidelines for schools on the issue of restraint or intervention. [47223/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Schools Data

Thomas Byrne

161. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the percentage of students in a class of at least 30 students at primary level; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47224/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Departmental Submissions

Thomas Byrne

162. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills if his Department made a submission to draft strategy of Science Foundation Ireland for the period 2020 to 2025; and if this submission will be published. [47225/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Contractors

Thomas Byrne

172. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the breakdown of the €40 million spent to date on remediation works for schools built by a company (details supplied). [47279/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Contractors

Thomas Byrne

173. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the timeline for the completion of the remediation works on schools built by a company (details supplied) at which works have not commenced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47280/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Thomas Byrne

179. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of SEN places in Dublin 15, county Cork and south county Dublin which have previously been identified by the NCSE. [47327/19]

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